Material removal through cutting, turning, milling, drilling, grinding, tapping and more using machinery such as laser cutting systems, plasma cutting systems, oxyfuel cutting systems, milling machines, drill presses, lathes, horizontal machining centers, vertical machining centers, turning centers, multitasking machines, electrical discharge machines and other equipment assisted by Computer Aided Design (CAD), Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM), Computer Numerical Control (CNC), automation and robotics.
Investing in 5-axis machining has enabled this machine shop to be more competitive in their core oil and gas business and boosted opportunities for them to diversify into new energy and power generation markets.
The HMD917 portable magnetic drill from Hougen Manufacturing has a great power-to-weight ratio that gives metal fabricators more strength and torque to drill large deep holes in steel.
Ideal for steel fabricators, contractors and plant maintenance jobs, the AutoMAB 350 from CS Unitec drills holes up to 1-1/2 in diameter with annular cutters in structural steel and other metals.
The 2016 edition of FABTECH is on track to be one of the largest metal fabrication events ever at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas from November 16-18. This special sneak peek provides technical reviews of some of the equipment, power sources, positioners, systems and accessories that will be exhibited in the Welding Pavilion to help you get a head start on navigating the show floor and managing your time while you’re there.